Mountain Climbing Adventures &
Spencer West


We are proud to announce that Spencer West from Free the Children summited Mount Kilimanjaro alongside Founder, Director & Head Guide of Mountain Climbing Adventures, Paul DeAngelis. The 31-year-old, from Toronto, Canada – who lost his legs when he was just five years old – reached the summit of the 19,341ft high moountian on Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 after a slow, gruelling and awe-inspiring trek. His incredible feat has raised more than £300,000 for Free The Children, a charity which brings sustainable to thousands of Kenyans experiencing drought.

“Today I reached the top of the tallest free-standing mountain in Africa by, for the most part, walking on my hands. And I did it with my best friends. I will live in this moment again and again for the rest of my life. And if I ever second-guess what’s possible, that doubt will be obliterated.
What is possible for me has now been redefined. That is my hope for all of us. You don’t have to climb a mountain to redefine your possible. But thank you for climbing this one with me.”

-Spencer West

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Video Links:

Spencer West : Taking on a mountain in a wheelchair

Nowhere to go but up: Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro with Paul DeAngelis

Redefine Possible: Spencer West